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November 9, 1997
EXECUTIVE FILM EDITOR, Anne Hurley CAPSULES BY Richard Cromelin RESEARCH BY Kathleen Craughwell
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January 3, 2002 | Richard Cromelin
* The Grove of Anaheim will present the Go-Go's on Feb. 24 and Ani DiFranco (right) on March 2. Tickets are available now.... Michelle Branch plays the Roxy on Feb. 8, with tickets going on sale Friday.... The Autumns, Parlour, W.A.C.O. and Dick Army play a benefit Jan. 23 at the El Rey Theatre for Damien Echols, who was convicted of murder in the controversial Arkansas case profiled in the HBO movie "Paradise Lost." ...
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April 26, 2007 | Geoff Boucher, Ann Powers and Richard Cromelin
"A desert," South African author Nadine Gordimer wrote, "is a place without expectation." She clearly wasn't a Rage Against the Machine fan. The band comes to the furnace heat of Indio this weekend with three days of rock and dance music and a show-closing reunion that has brought giddy fans from around the world: Rage is back and playing its first gig since 2000. Guitarist Tom Morello just smiled this week when asked how the band sounds in rehearsals. "Ferocious."
ENTERTAINMENT
August 17, 1994
Brand New Heavies, very old grooves. Although the English band flirted with the cutting edge a couple of years ago on its second album, a round-robin collaboration with a host of rappers, the Brand New Heavies are partisans of natural, organic R&B. At the House of Blues on Monday they took the stage in classic deployment, the core group's bass and drums supported by keyboards and a live horn section. They went on to demonstrate that while purity is fine, it's not enough.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 28, 1997
Pavement's music describes a life that alternately flows and lurches, sometimes tentatively feeling its way into a situation, sometimes soaring with pure exhilaration. Fronted by Stephen Malkmus' warm drawl and driven by restless rock-guitar arrangements, the music captures a cascade of impressions and images with a natural charm and an uncommon emotional richness.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 18, 2007 | Richard Cromelin;Casey Dolan;Randy Lewis
Tuesday C-Murder "Screamin' 4 Vengeance" (Priority/Capitol) The New Orleans rapper, under house arrest while awaiting retrial for, yes, murder, addresses his situation with the help of guest artists such as Snoop Dogg and Chamillionaire. Joss Stone "Introducing Joss Stone" (Virgin) Her image gets flashier and more seductive, but she's still the little gal with the big, soulful voice and classic Atlantic Records grooves.
NEWS
April 26, 2007 | Geoff Boucher, Ann Powers and Richard Cromelin
"A desert," South African author Nadine Gordimer wrote, "is a place without expectation." She clearly wasn't a Rage Against the Machine fan. The band comes to the furnace heat of Indio this weekend with three days of rock and dance music and a show-closing reunion that has brought giddy fans from around the world: Rage is back and playing its first gig since 2000. Guitarist Tom Morello just smiled this week when asked how the band sounds in rehearsals. "Ferocious."
ENTERTAINMENT
November 16, 1997
In your Holiday Sneaks issue (Nov. 9), Richard Cromelin mistakenly identified John Quincy Adams (a character in the film "Amistad") as a "founding father." He was not. His father, John Adams, was. SCOTT ROSS Raleigh, N.C.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 18, 2007 | Richard Cromelin;Casey Dolan;Randy Lewis
Tuesday C-Murder "Screamin' 4 Vengeance" (Priority/Capitol) The New Orleans rapper, under house arrest while awaiting retrial for, yes, murder, addresses his situation with the help of guest artists such as Snoop Dogg and Chamillionaire. Joss Stone "Introducing Joss Stone" (Virgin) Her image gets flashier and more seductive, but she's still the little gal with the big, soulful voice and classic Atlantic Records grooves.
NEWS
January 3, 2002 | Richard Cromelin
* The Grove of Anaheim will present the Go-Go's on Feb. 24 and Ani DiFranco (right) on March 2. Tickets are available now.... Michelle Branch plays the Roxy on Feb. 8, with tickets going on sale Friday.... The Autumns, Parlour, W.A.C.O. and Dick Army play a benefit Jan. 23 at the El Rey Theatre for Damien Echols, who was convicted of murder in the controversial Arkansas case profiled in the HBO movie "Paradise Lost." ...
ENTERTAINMENT
November 9, 1997
EXECUTIVE FILM EDITOR, Anne Hurley CAPSULES BY Richard Cromelin RESEARCH BY Kathleen Craughwell
ENTERTAINMENT
February 28, 1997
Pavement's music describes a life that alternately flows and lurches, sometimes tentatively feeling its way into a situation, sometimes soaring with pure exhilaration. Fronted by Stephen Malkmus' warm drawl and driven by restless rock-guitar arrangements, the music captures a cascade of impressions and images with a natural charm and an uncommon emotional richness.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 17, 1994
Brand New Heavies, very old grooves. Although the English band flirted with the cutting edge a couple of years ago on its second album, a round-robin collaboration with a host of rappers, the Brand New Heavies are partisans of natural, organic R&B. At the House of Blues on Monday they took the stage in classic deployment, the core group's bass and drums supported by keyboards and a live horn section. They went on to demonstrate that while purity is fine, it's not enough.
NEWS
January 10, 2008
Folsom State Prison: An article in Wednesday's California section about the cancellation of a concert at Folsom State Prison commemorating the 40th anniversary of Johnny Cash's performance there should have credited Times staff writer Richard Cromelin instead of Randy Lewis as a contributor.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 19, 1998
Tell Richard Cromelin to "check his head" ("Beastie Boys Get Back to Basics," July 12). His review of "Hello Nasty" stated "the Beastie Boys have gone six years without releasing an album of new material." "Ill Communication" was released in 1994 and featured such hits as "Sabotage" and "Sure Shot." JEFF DANDURAND Arcadia
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